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University of Michigan School of Information


New transfers

New Transfers

We welcome students from other institutions, including community colleges and four-year colleges and universities, to apply to the School of Information as “new transfer” students! This page should provide you with the links you need to learn about transferring into the Bachelor of Science in Information program.

Students join us at the beginning of their sophomore or junior year to complete their four-year degree at UMSI. We offer outstanding support for students joining us midway through their undergraduate career, and we understand that students transferring in may have different life circumstances, including family and work responsibilities. Available resources include: 

If you’re interested in earning a BSI, don’t forget to join our interest list!

Important links to learn more about the program

You have questions about our program; we have answers. Check these links for more information, and if you still don’t find all the answers you need, we invite you to email us at [email protected].

You can succeed here. Learn from others who have.

Our transfer students bring diverse perspectives and experiences into the BSI program. Learn more about your future classmates by reading some of their stories.

Sign up for our interest list and receive:

  • Invitations to exclusive information sessions and events 
  • The opportunity to chat with current students 
  • More in-depth information about the BSI program 
  • Tips and advice for creating a successful application 
  • Reminders for important deadlines

Learn about three transfers students' journeys to UMSI.